HOW PILLS ARE MADE. \ The Custom of taking medicine in the form of pills dates far back in histoiy. the object is to enable us to swallow easily in a condensed form disagreeable and nauseous, but very useful, drugs. To what vast dimensions pill taking has grown may b Imagined, when we say that in England alon about 2,000,000,000 (two thousand million) pillsare consumed every year. In early days, pills were made slowly by hand, as the demand was comparatively small. Today they are produced in infinitely greater rapidity by. machines especially contrived.
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2410, 25 April 1890
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2410, 25 April 1890
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